Yogesh Kumar

Yogesh Kumar has been with CommLab for 8 years working on various e-learning authoring tools. He is also responsible for training the developers on authoring tools like Articulate Storyline Lectora, Flash, and many more. Yogesh is also involved in researching about the latest trends in the technologies and updating the company on the same. Yogesh is a first-class postgraduate with an advanced diploma in multimedia.

E-learning Translation Challenges in Articulate Storyline and How to Overcome Them

E-learning Translation Challenges in Articulate Storyline and How to Overcome Them

Articulate Storyline is a dream tool for end-to-end e-learning development. Right from developing an Enligsh course with interactivities, games, to translating the course, it offers excellent support.  I’ve used this tool to translate many courses – more than 1000. With all the experience I have working on this tool, I have listed a few challenges I faced while using the articulate storyline tool for translations, and also how I overcame them.

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Creating an Interesting E-learning GUI Design in Articulate Storyline – Part 3

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In my earlier blog, we saw how to customize the Menu and Audio Script buttons in Articulate Storyline. In this post, we will see how to customize the Resource option in the GUI.

Adding Resources:

Resources are usually added to an e-learning course to provide extra information on the subject. By adding a Resource button in the Graphical User Interface, you can provide reference material in the form of MS Word documents, PDFs, and other job aids to view/save and print for future use. By default, we can enable this feature using the Player.

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Creating an Interesting E-learning GUI Design in Articulate Storyline – Part 2

Creating an Interesting E-learning GUI Design in Articulate Storyline - Part 2

Articulate Storyline, a popular rapid e-learning authoring tool, includes a great feature to customize the Player/GUI as required. Once customized, we can reuse the same interface in multiple e-learning courses. In my previous blog, I shared a few tips to customize GUIs (Graphic User Interface). We have seen how to o customize the GUI dimensions (Width and Height) and add customized Back and Next buttons. We can also customize other GUI futures such as the Menu, Notes, Resources, and Help buttons.

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Avoid Confusion: Hide the SumTotal LMS Player Controls Using Articulate Storyline 2

Avoid Confusion: Hide the SumTotal LMS Player Controls Using Articulate Storyline 2

Every eLearning course includes navigational elements by default. What if your LMS provides navigation options too? You can be pretty sure, learners will be confused.

I recenly worked on a e-learning course developed using the rapid authoring tool, Articulate Storyline and published it to SumTotal LMS. By default, the SumTotal LMS provides navigational elements on top of the screen to every course published to it. The problem arises if you are making the course WCAG or 508 compliant. This is because, whenever the learner uses the Tab key to navigate through the course, he may get confused going through the same options repeatedly.

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7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to

With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. So, choosing the right authoring tool will be your best bet to make your courses HTML5 compatible. But this will never work without having a clearly defined set of requirements. Today’s market is filled with many rapid authoring tools offering tons of customization options, in-built images (photographs and illustrated characters), in-built interactivities, assessments, PowerPoint plug-ins, standalone software, cloud based applications, etc. Choosing the right tool that suits your purpose can be quite challenging.

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